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2012 Fall Articles

  • Get to Know: Fall 2012

    Doretha O'Quinn, world-traveling culture-crosser

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Doretha O’Quinn is here to help burst the so-called “Biola bubble.” As vice provost of multi-ethnic and cross-cultural engagement, part of O’Quinn’...

  • Alumni Files: Fall 2012

    What I Love About Send-Offs

    Rick Bee — 

    For the alumni and parent relations departments, the summer months were filled with alumni chapter meetings, Student Send-Offs and numerous other...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Alan Hamilton’s (’83, M.Div. ’87) love for engaging the local community has led him to “great and exciting work” as the executive director of the...

  • Biolans Up Close: Fall 2012

    Mike Erre (M.A. '04), Pastor and author

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Since graduating from Biola’s Talbot School of Theology in 2004 with an M.A. in philosophy of religion and ethics, Mike Erre has become an...

  • Michelle Barnewall — 

    In The Spirit of the Disciplines, Dallas Willard identifies what he calls “disciplines of engagement” and “disciplines of abstinence.” Examples of...

  • Jason Newell — 

    Since its founding more than a century ago as the Bible Institute of Los Angeles, Biola University has been driven by the Great Commission. From...

  • Good Works are a Means, Not an End

    President's Perspective

    Barry Corey — 

    I sat at a breakfast table a few months ago overlooking lower Central Park in Manhattan. Across the table was Lamar Vest, president of the American...

  • Did Jesus Have a Wife?

    Biolans respond to discovery of papyrus fragment

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Harvard Divinity School professor Karen King created a stir in September when she unveiled the discovery of an ancient Coptic manuscript...

  • Biola's Bizarre Letterman Appearance

    'This is like every class I ever took at Biola University!'

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    File this under “Top 10 Strangest Moments in Biola History.” On June 28, comedian David Letterman gave viewers a “huh?” moment when he opened his...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola filed a federal lawsuit in August to challenge a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate that requires faith- based employers...

  • Biolan Races at the Olympics

    Amy Atkinson ('11) breaks track record for Guam

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    InAugust, Biola’s own “golden girl” Amy Atkinson (’11) got to experience something many athletes only dream about — competing on the world stage...

  • 'Under the Shadow'

    Professor's monumental oratorio features Pacific Symphony Orchestra

    Betsi L. Freeman — 

    Last spring’s performance of professor Robert Denham’s oratorio Under The Shadow evoked emotional response and thoughtful discussions for audience...

  • Biola Supporters Set Giving Record

    Donors gave $26 million last year, the highest in Biola's history

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola University’s supporters made history last year by giving more than $26 million to the university — Biola’s highest-ever fundraising total in...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Life can be rough for a vehicle-deprived student. If you were among the carless crowd in college, you may remember the drill: walking to the...

  • Jason Newell — 

    From the moment the email invitation landed in Christine Fuchs’ inbox last fall, she knew she was in for something special. Would she, it asked,...

  • What Ken Built

    In June, Biola lost Ken Bascom, a Biola fixture who played a central role in the development of the campus over the past 40 years

    Jason Newell — 

    One of the most recognizable architectural features on Biola University’s campus is the large circular beacon that glows brightlyatop the library...

  • Spread the Good News

    The gospel must still be shared with words. Six ways to get the conversation started.

    Brett McCracken — 

    These days, the word “evangelical” is more likely to bring to mind images of political rallies and music festivals than it does images of preaching...

  • Scott Waller — 

    With the 2012 U.S. presidential election mere days away, many Americans are being bombarded by campaign mailings, attack ads, social me- dia...

  • William Lane Craig — 

    In July, scientists announced the long-awaited discovery of what appears to be the Higgs boson, a subatomic particle The New York Times called “...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Notes Austin (’55) and Lora Mae (Dillingham, ’50) Lent celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 5, 2012. It was a joyful occasion with...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    To honor Biola’s evangelistic heritage and renew our commitment to the Great Commission, Biola has dedicated the 2012–13 school year to the theme...